Report: Rafah Crossing to remain open indefinitely

Border crossing between Egypt and Gaza to remain open until further notice, officials say.Elad Benari, 6/20/2018, 5:37 AM

Egypt opens Rafah crossing for humanitarian cases

Egypt opens largely sealed border crossing with Gaza for four days.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2017, 5:44 AM

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for four days

Egypt to open border crossing with Gaza after twice cancelling planned openings due to Sinai terrorism.Elad Benari, 12/15/2017, 3:06 AM

Goldin family enraged as Rafiah crossing set to open permanently

Parents of soldier held by Hamas: Cabinet decision 'a failure in values and morality, because this is a conspicuously humanitarian matter.'Ido ben Porat, 8/22/2017, 11:05 AM

Report: Hamas arrests suspects in connection with suicide attack

Hamas security forces reportedly arrest Salafists in connection with last week's suicide attack in Rafah.Elad Benari, 8/21/2017, 2:04 AM

Report: UAV attack in Sinai kills one

Reports say one killed in an air strike on a home south of Rafah.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/10/2017, 7:49 PM

Hamas claims two dead in Israeli air strike

Hamas claims two dead and five others wounded in airstrike near Rafah. IDF not confirming.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 7:06 AM

Rafah crossing opened for 'humanitarian cases'

Egypt temporarily opens the Rafah crossing on the border with Gaza.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2016, 5:14 AM

Egypt to open Rafah crossing for Hajj pilgrimage

Egyptian authorities to open the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza for three days on Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2016, 6:38 AM

Palestinian media: 5 dead in Gaza tunnel collapse

Arab press reports cave-in on southern border with Sinai, marking 11th collapse in recent weeks and raising death toll to 20.Ari Yashar, 4/10/2016, 10:08 PM

Critically wounded soldier speaks again, smiles at celebration

Yehuda Yitzhak, who was critically wounded in Gaza in 2014, shows miraculous signs of recovery during family celebration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2016, 8:53 AM

Hamas: Terror wave shows 'Palestinian culture'

In speech before thousands in Gaza, Haniyeh says the current intifada is 'the greatest strategic change in recent years.'Dalit Halevi, 2/29/2016, 8:38 PM

Night of the Long Knives: Gazans Show Support for Stabbings

In chilling footage, huge crowd of Palestinians in Rafah, Gaza, rallies in support of terrorist attacks, equipped with butchers' knives.Ari Soffer, 10/18/2015, 4:00 PM

4 Hamas Naval Commandos Abducted on Way to Iran - by Egypt?

Hamas accuses Egyptian intelligence of kidnapping senior commandos who were in Sinai en route to Iran for training.Ari Yashar, 8/20/2015, 8:39 PM

Egypt Temporarily Reopens Rafah Crossing

Egypt reopens border crossing with Gaza for two days, permitting traffic into Gaza.Ben Ariel, 5/27/2015, 6:12 AM

Egypt Uncovers 'Longest Tunnel' from Sinai to Gaza

Egypt uncovers a 2.8 km-long tunnel leading into Gaza, the longest such smuggling tunnel discovered in recent years.Elad Benari, 3/30/2015, 5:45 AM

Egypt to Open Rafah Crossing for Three Days

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for three days starting on Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2015, 5:45 AM

Egypt Reopening Gaza Crossing Wednesday, Say Officials

Rafah border crossing with will open for first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai.Gil Ronen, 11/26/2014, 12:13 PM

World Silent as Gazans Suffer Egyptian Expulsion

Gaza residents complain of constant explosions 'worse than IDF op.' as their homes are demolished, and local economy collapses.Ari Yashar, 11/19/2014, 12:43 PM

11 Egyptians Reportedly Killed from Gaza Terror Tunnel Blast

Senior security source says death of soldiers near Rafah in Sinai was caused by a bomb in tunnel under main traffic circle.Ari Yashar, 9/3/2014, 4:30 PM

After 50 Days, Egypt Set to Reopen Gaza Crossing

Hamas minister announces Egypt ready to end 'blockade' of Rafah.Ari Soffer and AFP, 3/26/2014, 3:55 PM

Hamas Slams Egypt's Siege of Gaza

Hamas sharply criticizes Egypt's closure of the Rafiah border crossing, says restrictions on Gaza are a "crime against humanity."Elad Benari, 3/19/2014, 3:14 AM

Egypt Deports Women Activists who Tried to Enter Gaza

Egypt deports dozens of women activists who flew in to Cairo in a bid to reach neighboring Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/7/2014, 11:29 PM

Egypt Deports Nobel Laureate who Tried to Enter Gaza

Egypt detains and deports Nobel Laureate and anti-Israel activist Mairead Maguire, who tried to enter Gaza through Rafiah.Elad Benari, 3/6/2014, 5:42 AM

Hamas Qassam Rocket Lands in Egyptian Territory

A Qassam rocket test fired by Hamas lands in Egypt's regional waters by accident, says Egyptian official.Elad Benari, 12/23/2013, 3:43 AM

Egypt Allows PA Pilgrims to Travel to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian authorities have allowed Gazans to cross through on their way to the Hajj, as tensions with Hamas continue.Elad Benari, 10/4/2013, 6:13 AM

Egypt Allows Gazans Entry Through Rafiah Crossing

Egypt re-opened the Rafiah crossing with Gaza for several hours, allowing 370 people to cross through.Elad Benari, 9/29/2013, 6:30 AM

Egypt Closes Rafiah Crossing Yet Again

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, cites concern for "the security of Palestinian citizens."Elad Benari, 9/22/2013, 6:00 AM

Egypt to Re-open Rafiah for Special Cases, Say PA Sources

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafiah crossing between Egypt and Gaza for students and medical patients, says PA.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 6:14 AM

Egypt Shuts Down Rafiah Crossing After Sinai Crackdown

Egypt closes the Rafiah crossing with Gaza, citing "security concerns" following a crackdown on Sinai terrorists.Elad Benari, 9/8/2013, 6:30 AM

Egypt Demolishes Arab Homes for 'Security Purposes'

Egypt is destroying homes next to the Gaza border in Sinai for "security purposes," to prevent Gaza terrorists from entering Sinai.David Lev, 9/1/2013, 5:01 PM

Hamas to Egypt: Reopen the Border Crossing

Gaza’s terrorist rulers urge Egypt to reopen the border crossing that was closed after a terror attack on Egyptian security personnel.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 6:43 AM

First Time Since 6-Day War: Egypt Helicopter Over Gaza

One Egyptian army officer died and five soldiers were wounded Wednesday in ongoing battles with Islamist terrorists in SinaiChana Ya'ar, 7/17/2013, 11:18 AM

Saudi Aid Convoy Enters 'Besieged' Gaza

Despite claims by Hamas that Israel is keeping Gaza under “siege”, a convoy carrying medical aid from Saudi Arabia arrives from Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2013, 5:13 AM

Egypt Keeping Gaza Peace with Israel

Egypt is largely responsible for helping to maintain the cease fire between Israel and Hamas terrorist-run Gaza, says a Mideast expert. Chana Ya'ar, 4/15/2013, 6:14 PM

Hamas Denies Holding Secret Talks with Israel

Hamas denies that it has been holding secret talks with Israel regarding opening the Rafiah between Gaza and Egypt.Elad Benari, 2/18/2013, 2:13 AM

Report: Israel, Hamas Holding Secret Talks Through Egypt

Israel may agree that Egypt's border with Gaza be opened, as part of secret negotiations being held with Hamas.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/15/2013, 10:10 PM

European Union Observers Rebuffed Again by Hamas

EU monitors have once again been told by Hamas their services are “not required” at the border crossing between Gaza and Egypt.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2012, 12:09 PM

Egypt: Rafiah Explosion Destroys Part of Intelligence Building

An explosion in the Egyptian city of Rafiah destroys part of an intelligence building.Elad Benari, 11/25/2012, 3:31 AM

Egypt Reopens Gaza Crossing

Egypt reopened the Rafiah crossing with Gaza on Saturday several weeks after a terrorist attack left 16 Egyptian security officers dead.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2012, 11:17 AM

Egypt Opens the Rafiah Border Crossing with Gaza

Egypt opens the Rafiah border crossing, allows people to travel in and out of Gaza, for the first time since last week's terror attack.Elad Benari, 8/15/2012, 4:10 AM

Hamas to Egypt: Open Rafiah and We'll Close the Tunnels

Hamas says it would agree to close the smuggling tunnels into Sinai if Cairo permanently opens the Rafiah border crossing.Elad Benari, 8/13/2012, 5:07 AM

Egyptian Forces Kill 7 Terrorists in Sinai Peninsula

Seven terrorists have been killed by Egyptian soldiers following raids on hideouts in a northern Sinai village.Chana Ya'ar, 8/12/2012, 4:08 PM

Lethal IAF Air Strike Targeted Global Jihad Terrorists in Gaza

The IDF has confirmed that an IAF air strike on southern Gaza Sunday was aimed at a Global Jihad terrorist cell. Two operatives were killed.Chana Ya'ar, 8/5/2012, 5:15 PM

Egypt to Increase Rafiah Crossing Traffic

Cairo has reached an agreement with Hamas to increase the flow of traffic through the Rafiah crossing.Gabe Kahn, 6/27/2012, 9:17 PM

Arab Spring Anarchy in the Sinai: 50 Terrorist Attacks

The blossoms of the “Arab Spring” uprising in Egypt last year have wilted under a reign of terror in the Sinai, where Al Qaeda is active.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/2/2012, 2:07 PM

Gaza Goes Dark – Is Egypt to Blame?

Gaza's sole power plant went dark after fuel ran out on Tuesday. This time, Hamas and human rights officials say Egypt is responsible.Gabe Kahn., 2/14/2012, 9:05 PM

Terrorists Fire in 'Wrong' Direction, Injure Egyptian Woman

A Gaza terrorist rocket attack fired due south, injured an Egyptian woman, damaged buildings in Rafiah. Egypt's security forces conerned.Chana Ya'ar, 8/24/2011, 2:09 PM

2 Children Among 33 Hurt in Multiple Terror Attack; 6 Dead

Arab terrorists can add two children, ages 4 and 6 to their "victory" in maiming Israeli civilians in Thursday's multiple terrorist attack.Chana Ya'ar, 8/18/2011, 3:57 PM

Libyan Arms Pipeline to Gaza Feared

Israel is concerned a 'large quantity' of weapons have flowed from Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi's stores to Hamas in Gaza.Gabe Kahn., 6/10/2011, 12:40 PM

'Dangerous' to Open Rafiah Crossing, Israel Says

Hamas is celebrating the opening of the Rafiah Crossing, while Israel warns the move is “dangerous.” Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 4:41 PM

No Requests for EU Monitors to Return to Rafiah

EU monitors have not been asked to return to the Rafiah crossing, even though it is set to reopen Saturday, abrogating a 2005 agreement.Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 3:49 PM

Rafiah Crossing Open Permanently by Week's End

Egypt says it will permanently open the Rafiah Crossing with Gaza by the end of this week. Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 12:03 AM

Egypt to Permanently Open Rafah

Cairo plans to permanently open the Rafah crossing between Gaza and Sinai amdist a chill in Egypt-Israel relations.Gabe Kahn., 4/29/2011, 3:07 PM

Al-Zahar: Bring Egyptian Army Back to Sinai

Hamas leader calls on Egypt to bring back army forces to the Sinai Peninsula, despite it being contrary to the agreements with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/15/2011, 5:16 AM

Egypt Closes Entrance to Gazans Needing Medical Care

Gaza residents slated for medical treatment in Egypt are not allowed through Rafah crossing, says Al-Jazeera. That includes children.Elad Benari, 2/14/2011, 3:12 AM

Egypt-Gaza Crossing Closed Despite Announcement

Egypt closes its crossing with Gaza to Algerian activists despite last week's announcement that it would remain open.Maayana Miskin, 6/13/2010, 8:42 PM